Tag: Solar power

World’s Biggest Oil Exporter Is Investing $30 – $50 Billion to Develop Wind and Solar Projects

Posted by on April 18, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
World’s Biggest Oil Exporter Is Investing $30 – $50 Billion to Develop Wind and Solar Projects

The new “Saudi Vision 2030” aims at reducing the big oil producer’s reliance on oil. Yes, you heard that right – read this.

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Solar Possibilities Just Grew Immensely with Tesla’s Innovative, Big Batteries – Here’s How

Posted by on February 6, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Solar Possibilities Just Grew Immensely with Tesla’s Innovative, Big Batteries – Here’s How

Think you may want to go to solar? Read about Tesla’s latest innovation.

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It’s Finally Happening: Solar Becoming Cheapest Form Of Electricity Production Globally

Posted by on December 25, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
It’s Finally Happening: Solar Becoming Cheapest Form Of Electricity Production Globally

New statistics from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) released show that solar has become a cheaper form of electricity production than wind power, and is also out-competing coal and natural gas for the first time. It appears that global energy markets are set to undergo a major transformation as the world begins to finally shift to energy that is both affordable and renewable.

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Solar Can Already Generate More Energy Than Oil, Study Says

Posted by on December 14, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Solar Can Already Generate More Energy Than Oil, Study Says

The world has also seen solar energy continue to gain momentum as just last month, the Tesla company announced that they will begin selling solar roof panels in 2017 that will likely be more cost effective than a “regular roof.” Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk said of the announcement: “It’s looking quite promising that a solar roof will actually cost less than a normal roof before you even take in the value of electricity into account.”

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Could “Plug-and-Play” Solar Be the Next Clean Energy Wave in the U.S.?

Posted by on December 9, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Could “Plug-and-Play” Solar Be the Next Clean Energy Wave in the U.S.?

You may be able to use solar – even if you don’t own your home – with this new “plug-and-play” solar technology.

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India Unveils World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Airport

Posted by on June 17, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
India Unveils World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Airport

If India can develop a 100% solar-powered airport, what is stopping the USA or any other country for that matter from doing this?!

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Solar is Growing Massively by Referrals: Here Are the 10 Most “Contagious” Solar Cities in the U.S.

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 4 Comments
Solar is Growing Massively by Referrals: Here Are the 10 Most “Contagious” Solar Cities in the U.S.

Been thinking of going solar? Clearly most people who have switched are pretty happy about it.

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5 Solar Energy Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Posted by on April 25, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
5 Solar Energy Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Things have changed. This is not your mama’s solar. It’s time to let go of some of the false ideas you may hold about solar energy so you can embrace this growing form of sustainable energy.

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Why Solar Energy Stocks Are Poised to Shine in 2016

Posted by on January 4, 2016 in Economy with 5 Comments
Why Solar Energy Stocks Are Poised to Shine in 2016

Solar energy may really expand in 2016. This article shares why, and also tells you a couple key solar companies to keep an eye on.

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Elon Musk: We Can Power America by Covering Small Corner of Utah With Solar

Posted by on December 21, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 131 Comments
Elon Musk: We Can Power America by Covering Small Corner of Utah With Solar

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, has the 44-year-old CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, once again championed the incredible potential of renewable energy

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This Portable, Off-Grid Solar System Is Powerful Enough to Be Your Emergency Back Up

Posted by on December 18, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 15 Comments
This Portable, Off-Grid Solar System Is Powerful Enough to Be Your Emergency Back Up

Want an ideal emergency home power source? The portable solar charger is described as an “off-grid home solar system in a box,” and it could be a much safer option for home backup power than a gas generator.

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Tesla’s Gigafactory Will Produce As Much Renewable Energy As It Uses

Posted by on November 18, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 10 Comments
Tesla’s Gigafactory Will Produce As Much Renewable Energy As It Uses

The author shares how shares how Tesla’s gigafactory will produce as much renewable energy as it uses. This can be emulated by others to reduce the footprint on the environment.

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Here’s The World’s First 100% Solar Powered Airport (Video)

Posted by on October 15, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
Here’s The World’s First 100% Solar Powered Airport (Video)

The Indian government is encouraging other airports in the nation to do the same, as a project like this comes with many benefits.

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Google’s Project Sunroof Can Help You Figure Out if Solar Is Best for You

Posted by on August 18, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Google’s Project Sunroof Can Help You Figure Out if Solar Is Best for You

Project Sunroof takes a similar approach to what other solar installers have been doing by using aerial imagery combined with clever software to give a pretty good estimate of how much solar radiation is falling on a particular roof, how big a solar array you would need to generate as close to possible to 100% of your needs, and how much clean power would be produced on an average year based on multiple factors, which then feeds into financial calculations based on local electricity rates.

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ELEVATE Puts A Solar Powered, Green Walled, Rainwater Collecting Tiny House On A Pedestal

Posted by on August 6, 2015 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 4 Comments
ELEVATE Puts A Solar Powered, Green Walled, Rainwater Collecting Tiny House On A Pedestal

There are a lot of advantages to a tiny house being built on stilts like this: the air up there is cooler and there are fewer crawly things; It frees the ground plane for storage of cars and provides shade; it’s useful in floods. When you put a 400 square foot box on a 40 square foot stick, you have to design the foundation really well to keep it from falling over, particularly in the wind. It has to go deeper and have a lot more material. It also takes a lot more structure to cantilever the box out over the stick than a conventional building would need.

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